Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310371703
Title: Creating new career pathways to reduce poverty, illiteracy and health risks, while transforming and empowering Cambodian women's lives
Authors: Lee, H.
Pollock, G.
Lubek, I.
Niemi, S.
O'Brien, K.
Green, M.
Bashir, S.
Braun, E.
Kros, S.
Huot, V.
Ma, V.
Griffiths, N.
Dickson, B.
Pring, N.
Sphkurst Huon-Ribeil, K.
Lim, N.
Turner, J.
Winkler, C.
Wong, M.L. 
Van Merode, T.
Dy, B.C.
Prem, S.
Idema, R.
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Citation: Lee, H., Pollock, G., Lubek, I., Niemi, S., O'Brien, K., Green, M., Bashir, S., Braun, E., Kros, S., Huot, V., Ma, V., Griffiths, N., Dickson, B., Pring, N., Sphkurst Huon-Ribeil, K., Lim, N., Turner, J., Winkler, C., Wong, M.L., Van Merode, T., Dy, B.C., Prem, S., Idema, R. (2010-10). Creating new career pathways to reduce poverty, illiteracy and health risks, while transforming and empowering Cambodian women's lives. Journal of Health Psychology 15 (7) : 982-992. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310371703
Abstract: Community health psychology provides a framework for local citizens themselves to systematically affect change in health and social inequalities, particularly through Participatory Action Research (PAR). The Cambodian NGO SiRCHESI launched a 24-month Hotel Apprenticeship Program (HAP) in 2006 to provide literacy, English, social skills, health education, hotel skills-training, work experience and a living wage to women formerly selling beer in restaurants; there they had faced workplace risks including HIV/AIDS, alcohol overuse, violence and sexual coercion. Quantitative and qualitative analyses indicate changes in health-related knowledge, behaviour, self-image and empowerment, as HAP trainees were monitored and evaluated within their new career trajectories. Copyright © 2010 SAGE Publications Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.
Source Title: Journal of Health Psychology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109276
ISSN: 13591053
DOI: 10.1177/1359105310371703
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